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Five weeks after the creation of the Republic of Bolivar at the Congress of Upper Peru, as Libertador of Bolivar, Simon Bolivar awards Col. Leon Galindo a medal as ?gratitude of Peru for having their freedom? for the part he played in the victory at the Battle of Ayacucho which secured Peru?s independence
Partly Printed Document Signed ?Simon Bolivar? as Libertador Presidente de la Republica de Colombia, Libertador de la del Peru, y Encargado del Supreme Mando de Ella, 1p, 8.5? x 12.25?. La Paz [Bolivia], September 10, 1825. In Spanish, not translated. Countersigned ?Felipe Santiago EstenĂ³s? as Minister General. Blank integral address leaf. Watermarked laid paper. Uneven right edge. Fine condition.On August 6, 1825, at the Congress of Upper Peru, the "Republic of Bolivar" was created. On October 3, 1825, the country changed its name to Bolivia. This document was signed during the 8 weeks Simon Bolivar was President of Bolivar!Bolivar awards Colonel Leon Galindo of the Bogota Battalion this diploma and a medal for the part he played in the victory in Ayacucho that he can ?carry as witness to the gratitude of Peru for having their freedom.? Joseph Leon Galindo Camacho (1795-1865) arrived in upper Peru (today, Bolivia) with Simon Bolivar.
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